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This year's sales of EVs, PHEVs are up 38 percent to almost 111,000 units.

US sales of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids surpassed a record 16,000 units in September.

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For September, the Leaf is up 5.5 percent, while the Volt was up 76 percent.

No, really, when's that second-gen Leaf coming?

In August, the Volt pretty much doubled what the Leaf managed.

Raise your hand if you're surprised.

It's happening. Again. And Again.

US sales totals for the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf this past month look a whole heck of a lot like the numbers from all the other months this year.

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There were no surprises in the old sales rivalry last month.

The Chevy Volt outsold the Nissan Leaf by over 900 units last month. Pretty much how it's been for all of 2016.

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Tesla sales do a 'hockey stick' in the Great White North

Tesla Model S sales in Canada jump in March, and leapfrog Chevrolet Volt's for the first-quarter lead.

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In another non-surprise, the Volt handily outsold the Nissan Leaf last month.

April sales numbers are in, and the second-gen Chevy Volt once again trounces the Nissan Leaf in the US.

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After all these years, the two best-selling plug-ins have sold almost the exact same amount.

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To turn things around, Nissan is going to need that 2nd-gen Leaf, pronto.

February sales for the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf did not surprise us. Just like they didn't in January. Or December. And probably won't in March, either.

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But The Nissan Leaf Does Take A 30% Hit

January 2016 sales for the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt show that we're getting back to an equilibrium for these two plug-in stalwarts.

Volt Does Well Again, Leaf Treads Water

The Chevy Volt moved 2,114 units last month, a big increase from the December 2014 numbers. The Nissan Leaf, on the other hand, did a lot worse.

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With Nationwide Availability, Adaptive Cruise Control Coming Soon

While selected markets are getting the 2016 Chevy Volt now, a 2017 model is coming in the spring with additional features.

With a new Chevy Volt to compete with, sales of the Nissan Leaf took a bit of a nosedive in November.

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Buyers Enthusiatic About New American Model, Still Waiting For Improved Japanese Choice

The official figures are out and the Chevy Volt is really taking the sales fight to the Nissan Leaf with a huge increase following the release of its all-new 2016 model.

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Buyers May Still Be Waiting For New Models, Model Year Updates

September sales of the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf were both down in a big way. 56.7% for the Leaf and 31.9% for the Volt.

In August, Nissan Sold 1,393 Leafs; Chevy sold 1,380 Volts

The ongoing saga of sales of the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt continues with the EV on top. For now.

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Lower Price Leads To 94-Percent Lease Rate Leads To Big Sale Increase

Chevy sold 920 Spark EVs last month in the two states where it's available. That's more than the 905 Volts sold nationwide. Thank a lower lease price and aggressive incentives.

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Running Total Now Puts Leaf Ahead By 1,824

For April 2015, the Nissan Leaf sold 1,553 units while the Chevy Volt has its best 2015 showing with 905 sales.

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GM Also Sold 85 Spark EVs In June

Different month, same story. That's the gist of the monthly US sales numbers from the Chevy Volt and the Nissan Leaf. These were the first two mass-market plug-in vehicles to go on sale in the US and we've been comparing their sales numbers for what seems like ages now. So far, the 2014 tale of the tape shows the all-electric once again trumping the plug-in hybrid. The last time the Volt outsold the Leaf was in October 2013.

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UPDATE: The official press release says that "Volt [sales were] up 7 percent," but Randy Fox let AutoblogGreen know that this is simply due to a change in the fleet/retail mix between March 2013 and 2014. The actual number sold was exactly the same in the two months.